Homemade French Fries with Five Dipping Sauces
Homemade French Fries with Five Dipping Sauces
  • prep: 1 hr
  • cook: 0 hr
  • total: 1 hr
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  • Summary

    The secret to great French fries is to fry them twice: once at a lower temperature to cook the potato through, then again at a higher temperature to brown them. We're also giving you five reasons to leave the ketchup in the fridge, with homemade dipping-sauce recipes for Sour Cream and Onion Dip , Saffron Mayonnaise , Ginger-Sesame Sauce , Roasted Red Pepper–Walnut Dip , and Chipotle-Tomatillo Sauce . Editor's Note: This recipe is part of Gourmet's Modern Menu for Burger Bash. Menu also includes Bacon-Cheddar Burgers with Caramelized Onions and Strawberry Cheesecake Milkshake.

    Ingredients

    • 3 pounds russet (baking) potatoes (5 or 6)
    • 4 to 6 cups vegetable oil for deep-frying
    • Salt
    • Accompaniments:
    • Sour Cream and Onion Dip , Saffron Mayonnaise , Ginger-Sesame Sauce , Roasted Red Pepper-Walnut Dip , and/or Chipotle-Tomatillo Sauce
    • A 5- to 6-quart pot; a deep-fat thermometer

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    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 253 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 0 g 0%
    • Saturated Fat: 0 g 0%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
    • Sodium: 0 mg 0%
    • Calcium: 46 mg 4.6%
    • Potassium: 1425 mg 40.72%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 2 mg 13.79%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 60 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 5 g 18.39%
    • Sugar: 2 g
    • Protein: 7 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 0%
    • Vitamin C 103.44%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat0
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch4
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total2 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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